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Four journalists detained in Iran

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:14

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of them with US-Iranian nationality, a media report said Friday.

Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American: CPJ

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:08

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had US-Iranian nationality.

Govt has initiated steps for implementation of Wage board: Jharkhand CM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:12

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday said his government has initiated steps to ensure that the Majithia Wage Board for Journalists was implemented in the state.

China tightens state secrets rules for journalists

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:39

China will toughen curbs on journalists disclosing state and commercial secrets, a top media regulator said on Tuesday, in the latest effort by President Xi Jinping`s government to muzzle critical speech, both in traditional media and online.

Journalists protest in Hyderabad over blocking of channels

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:04

Journalists of two Telugu news channels, accompanied by members of different organisations of the fraternity, took to the streets here on Monday protesting against the blocking of their telecast in Telangana for the past three weeks and demanding immediate lifting of the ban.

Somaliland sentences 2 journalists to 3 years in jail: Colleagues

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:03

Two journalists in northern Somalia`s self-declared independent Somaliland region have been sentenced to three years in jail for false reports and defaming the government, reports said Wednesday, as rights groups condemned the sentence.

Silent journalists` protest for jailed Al-Jazeera staff

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:28

Hundreds of journalists from the BBC and other news organisations held a silent protest in London on Tuesday in support of Al-Jazeera reporters jailed by an Egyptian court.

France denounces Egypt`s decision to sentence journalists

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:42

France denounced Egypt`s decision to sentence three journalists up to seven years in jail and called for freedom of expression, media reported Tuesday.

IWPC calls for harassment-free working environments in media

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:20

The Indian Women`s Press Corps (IWPC) today strongly condemned work-related harassment of women in the media industry and stressed on the need to establish and ensure harassment-free working environments to enable woman journalists to work freely and fearlessly.

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:34

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country`s respect for media freedoms.

Released Russian journalists claim beatings in Ukraine

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 15:23

Two journalists working for Russian state television, who were released after three days of detention in Ukraine, on Tuesday claimed that Ukrainian nationalists beat them and extorted money.

Ukraine holding two Russian state journalists: TV channel

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 13:26

Ukrainian security services are holding two Russian television journalists working for a defence ministry outlet after they were detained at a government checkpoint leaving the conflict-hit east of the country, the channel said Sunday.